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New Caney, TX
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New Caney profile


Living in New Caney



New Caney is a medium-sized town located in the state of Texas. With a population of 37,505 people and six associated neighborhoods, New Caney is the largest community in Texas. New Caney has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in New Caney, where the median household income is $79,162.00.

One downside of living in New Caney is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In New Caney, the average commute to work is 34.09 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

The percentage of adults in New Caney with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 13.74% of adults in New Caney have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in New Caney in 2018 was $31,830, which is upper middle income relative to Texas, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $127,320 for a family of four. However, New Caney contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

New Caney is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call New Caney home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of New Caney residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. New Caney also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 45.11% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in New Caney include English, German, Irish, Italian, and French.

Foreign born people are also an important part of New Caney's cultural character, accounting for 19.04% of the town’s population.

The most common language spoken in New Caney is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.